Newbury’s ‘Best Kept Allotment’ awards were presented at Victoria Park Bandstand on Tuesday evening. The Mayor of Newbury, Cllr Billy Drummond Council presented awards to tenants who were judged to have kept the best allotment plots on each site.
The Leader of the Council is aiming to raise £500 for the Mayor of Newbury’s chosen charity Speakability. Cllr Martin Colston will be cycling 500 miles in 6 days in the Highlands of Scotland on the North Coast 500 route.
Newbury Town Hall is throwing open its doors to the public on Saturday 18 September at 10am to 2pm as part of England’s Heritage Open Days events, so that everyone can view the Council Chamber, The Civic Staircase, The Town Hall portraits, the Council’s maces and other civic regalia.
The future of the competition standard Skatepark in Victoria Park is under threat by continued vandalism. The Skatepark was officially opened in 2012 and it is extremely popular with not only local residents but BMX and Skateboarders who come from miles around to use the facility.